Get In The Groove

Get In The Groove

Some years ago I did a course in trading the stock market based on the work of W.D.Gann. He was a highly successful Wall Street trader in the 1920’s. His theories were based on the idea that everything has a cycle. The planets revolve, the crops have a growing cycle...
Simple Works!

Simple Works!

Sometimes I genuinely despair for the medical profession that I am a member of. There is an increasing desire to find complicated solutions and ignore simple solutions, which work. This mainly comes from academia, public health and those who devise guidelines rather...
Can Food Be Healthy

Can Food Be Healthy

Once in a while one reads something that causes a double take. An article on the Washington Post entitled “No food is healthy. Not even kale” essentially made the point that no food is healthy. Sounds totally against all current thinking. We hear so much about whether...
What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

It is surprisingly easy for urban myths to take hold and once accepted there is not much questioning of it. One myth that refuses to die is that sweet potatoes have less sugar than potatoes. When you think about it for a moment, the name should give us a clue....
Life Is A Risk Worth Taking

Life Is A Risk Worth Taking

Recently another study came out saying that eating red meat was as bad as smoking. It claimed that there was a doubling in the risk of getting cancer over an 18-year period. This week, not surprisingly, the study has been debunked. Next week we will go around the...
Freedom To Eat The “Wrong” Thing

Freedom To Eat The “Wrong” Thing

I have always been a fan of Clint Eastwood and this increased when after seeing this quote of his on Facebook. He said, “I like the libertarian view which is to leave everyone alone. Even as a kid I was annoyed by people who wanted to tell everyone how to live”. There...